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Five former faculty, staff selected for 2016 Wall of Fame induction

The Pew Research Center estimates that 10,000 Americans reach retirement age every day. But when these individuals retire, what legacy is left? At Missouri State University, the Wall of Fame honors former faculty and staff who have made a significant impact on the campus community and brought about meaningful change.

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Memory and martyrdom: a study of the ‘other’ St. Francis

In the spring of 1562, the remains of St. Francis of Paola were burned by Protestant forces who had broken into the house of the Minim Order. Dr. Eric Nelson, professor of history, examines how this event was remembered in his article “Remembering the Martyrdom of St. Francis of Paola: History, Memory and Minim Identity […]

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